Skip Nav
Geek Culture
This Theory About Neville Longbottom's Wand Explains Everything About Him
Tech Tips
You Won't Regret Downloading These 7 Photo Editing Apps
Politics
One of Trump's Old Tweets Resurfaced to Inspire This Entertaining New Meme

Daniel Radcliffe Facts

Geeks We Love: Daniel Radcliffe Sings About Science

Happy birthday, Daniel Radcliffe! Today, Harry Potter himself turns 23. While he may be a Hollywood leading man and a top-earning superstar, we found that Daniel has a bit of an adorable side where his geekdom shines bright.

  1. Math groupie? Yes, he is a huge fan of mathematician/singer/songwriter Tom Lehrer. In fact, Daniel can recite his famous "The Elements" song — an ode to the periodic table — at the drop of a hat.
  2. His famous party trick? Rotating his arms 360 degrees.
  3. Daniel is a bookworm! He delayed the filming of the second and third Harry Potter movies to stay in school and focus on his education.
  4. Poet Potter: The (UK) Guardian reported that Daniel has published poetry under the pen name "Jacob Gershon," a combination of his mother's maiden name and his middle name.
  5. Little jokester: Daniel is a huge fan of pranks. When he was 10, he took costar Robbie Coltrane's cell phone and changed it so all the messages were in Turkish!

Keep reading to watch Daniel sing "The Elements" to Colin Farrell and Rihanna.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Ellis3451491 Ellis3451491 4 years
who does daniel radcliffe play in  the woman in black
determinedflygirl determinedflygirl 4 years
Happy 23rd Birthday Daniel. Have a geektastic year!  
Titang2975389 Titang2975389 4 years
The cuter version of the element song, love it :D   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljsUVDOcYB0
James Potter and Draco Malfoy Same Line
Yuengling Butterbeer Ice Cream
The Most Powerful Magic in Harry Potter
Is Draco Malfoy a Werewolf?
First Page of Harry Potter Book on Wall
Harry Potter Nursery
Malfoy and Hermione GIFs

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds